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Honda HR-V review: An unusual acquaintance
3.5 stars

Honda HR-V review: An unusual acquaintance

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Honda is one of Britain's great car makers. Yes, you did read that correctly. Despite being a Japanese firm, the company's vast operation in Swindon - where it builds the Civic, Jazz and CR-V - makes it one of the UK's biggest car producers.Which makes... >>

Honda NSX first drive: The high-tech hooligan

Honda NSX first drive: The high-tech hooligan

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Honda has long been a company that strives to innovate. When it feels a lawnmower doesn't cut grass efficiently enough, it goes and designs a new one. When private jets need a high-tech overhaul, Honda engineers step in and create something truly fresh.The... >>

This Honda car uses a phone and app to offer Android Auto-like experience

This Honda car uses a phone and app to offer Android Auto-like experience

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Forget about fancy infotainment systems like Android Auto.There's this Android app called Drivemode, and it basically let's you use your phone while driving, which sounds like a bad thing, but it's designed to keep your eyes on the road as much as possible.... >>

Self-driving cars: 14 automakers betting on driverless vehicles

Self-driving cars: 14 automakers betting on driverless vehicles

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Stop thinking about self-driving cars as something far-off or futuristic.They're here. They're now. They're being made and tested and shown off by companies like Google, BMW, and Tesla - the latter of which has already released self-driving features to... >>

Tokyo Auto Show 2015 in pictures: Crazy concepts, futuristic supercars and more from the show floor

Tokyo Auto Show 2015 in pictures: Crazy concepts, futuristic supercars and more from the show floor

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Tokyo is known as one of the world's most futuristic cities, so when the Tokyo Motor Show rolls into town it's all about showing off whacky and wild concept cars. Ah, we do like a bit of fun.Not that it's all entirely "Japan crazy", of course. The Tokyo... >>

New Honda cars to add Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, starting with 2016 Accord

New Honda cars to add Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, starting with 2016 Accord

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Honda is holding an event at its new R&D Center in Mountain View, where it just confirmed its upcoming vehicles will be among the first to offer the latest infotainment systems from Apple and Google.The updated 2016 Accord, which Honda has dubbed the... >>

Honda CR-V 2015 review: Tech-tweaked SUV
4.5 stars

Honda CR-V 2015 review: Tech-tweaked SUV

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Honda is looking at having a big year in 2015. You can't help but have noticed the new Type-R or NSX that will be hitting the roads in 2015, leading the charge in a complete refresh of the company's cars. The new Honda CR-V, first off the blocks, is... >>

Honda Civic Type-R 2015 first drive: A track car for the road

Honda Civic Type-R 2015 first drive: A track car for the road

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For the first time in 7 years Honda has updated its Civic Type-R. But this isn't just an update, this is a reinvention to deliver more power and handling than any Civic Type-R before it.There are a lot of accolades for the 2015 Honda Civic Type-R. According... >>

Detroit 2015 motorshow in pictures: Ford, Mercedes, Porsche and more show off their new cars and concepts

Detroit 2015 motorshow in pictures: Ford, Mercedes, Porsche and more show off their new cars and concepts

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The North American International Auto Show – known locally by its acronym of “NAIAS”  or to you and I as the Detroit motorshow – sweeps the entire car industry off to frozen Detroit each January.Increasingly Detroit feels like a sideshow to the... >>

Taking Honda's Uni-cub for a ride: Is it more than just a bar stool with wheels?

Taking Honda's Uni-cub for a ride: Is it more than just a bar stool with wheels?

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It's a bar stool with wheels. That's the first thing that came into our heads when we saw the Honda Uni-cub, the future of mobility according to Honda; well certainly around museums, offices, or shopping centres.Of course it is much more than that, as... >>

ASIMO up close: The friendly robot visits Europe, we say hello

ASIMO up close: The friendly robot visits Europe, we say hello

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There's a hush of anticipation as we wait for the all-new ASIMO to walk onto a makeshift stage inside a warehouse in an industrial estate just outside Brussels.It's understandable. It is the first time ASIMO (Advanced Step In Innovative Mobility) has... >>

Honda's latest ASIMO robot can now run 5.6 mph and even predict your behaviour

Honda's latest ASIMO robot can now run 5.6 mph and even predict your behaviour

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A world where we all own robot personal assistants, which act kind of like Rosie from the Jetsons, is slightly more realistic today, thanks to the latest version of ASIMO from Honda.Honda has introduced in Belgium a new-and-improved ASIMO. It's a humanoid... >>

Honda joins £31m project to make hydrogen fuel cell cars a road-going reality by 2016

Honda joins £31m project to make hydrogen fuel cell cars a road-going reality by 2016

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A pioneering deal worth £31 million is being signed by Honda, coordinated by the Mayor of London's office, that aims to make hydrogen fuel call cars a reality.The project, named HyFive (Hydrogen For Innovative Vehicles), will be the largest of its kind... >>

3D print your own car, as long as it's a Honda concept

3D print your own car, as long as it's a Honda concept

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If you own a 3D printer and have always dreamed of printing a car, your time has come. Honda has released the 3D design data for five of its concept cars.From the Puyo to the NSX Concept you can print off any of the five concepts from Honda. The catch?... >>

Honda develops automatic braking system that stops you running people over

Honda develops automatic braking system that stops you running people over

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Japanese car manufacturer Honda has developed an automatic braking system that detects pedestrians and will slow down or stop entirely if there is a chance you will hit someone. The system works up to a speed of 60kph (37mph) and will be implemented in... >>

Google announces Open Automotive Alliance (OAA): Audi, GM, Honda, Hyundai and Nvidia partner to bring Android to your car

Google announces Open Automotive Alliance (OAA): Audi, GM, Honda, Hyundai and Nvidia partner to bring Android to your car

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Google has announced the launch of the Open Automotive Alliance at CES 2014, with the aim of taking Android on the road.We previously reported that Audi was expected to make an Android announcement at CES 2014, but OAA goes further than that, with partners... >>

Honda's Display Audio brings Nokia Here maps and Siri Eyes Free to 2014 Civic

Honda's Display Audio brings Nokia Here maps and Siri Eyes Free to 2014 Civic

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Honda is hoping the addition of its new Display Audio infotainment technology will be a selling point for the 2014 Civic, which went on sale on Wednesday.Honda has added Siri Eyes Free and Here Maps technology to its cars, set to bring drivers and passengers... >>

iOS in-car mirroring to be unveiled by Honda in December for 2014 range

iOS in-car mirroring to be unveiled by Honda in December for 2014 range

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Honda and Apple have been working closely since 2011 with the well-established Siri Eyes Free integration. Now Honda is reportedly going to announce a new feature this December which, “is more than just simple mirroring”.The Siri Eyes Free feature... >>

Honda Civic 1.6 i-DTEC SE review
3.5 stars

Honda Civic 1.6 i-DTEC SE review

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"Economical, isn't it?", proclaimed the man from Honda who came to pick up our Civic diesel. Given that he was talking to the lead-boots of the Pocket-Lint office, this was a risky statement. It’s not unknown for us to at least halve the official fuel... >>

Honda CR-V 2.0 iVTEC EX
4.0 stars

Honda CR-V 2.0 iVTEC EX

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Everyone loves to hate an SUV, don’t they? Yet, as our recent review of the VW Touareg attests, even those of us who hate the breed can’t help but be won over and see why they’re so popular with modern families, after a week behind the wheel.And... >>

Asimo creator Honda releases first commercial robotic product in the shape of Miimo lawnmower

Asimo creator Honda releases first commercial robotic product in the shape of Miimo lawnmower

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Honda, the firm behind the humanoid robot Asimo, has finally brought to market a product using some of its robotic know-how.  But those expecting to have automaton butlers in their homes to serve them tea and scones will have to wait a bit longer, as... >>

Honda Civic 1.4 iVTEC SE
3.5 stars

Honda Civic 1.4 iVTEC SE

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When reviewing a car, we can ask a manufacturer for a specific model and engine, but rarely have any say in what spec we get. This means they usually send us one that’s in top line trim and then had the entire options list thrown at it for good measure.We... >>

Acura NSX concept pictures

Acura NSX concept pictures

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Other than the Lexus LF-LC, the car that has caused the greatest excitement here in Detroit is the Acura NSX. If you're not familiar with Acura, it's Honda's premium brand - relating to it in the same way Lexus does to Toyota. But worry not about that,... >>

Honda Asimo slims down, grows up and goes it alone

Honda Asimo slims down, grows up and goes it alone

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The "all-new" Asimo has been shown off,  equipped with what Honda describes as "autonomous behaviour control technology".The new system allows Asimo to continue moving without input from a controller, whilst its new, slimmer body gives the automaton... >>

Honda CR-Z GT 1.5 i-VTEC IMA Hybrid
4.0 stars

Honda CR-Z GT 1.5 i-VTEC IMA Hybrid

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Hybrid car terminology can be baffling. Apparently over 60 per cent of consumers in the US think that you have to plug-in a Prius to charge it up - which isn’t really as snigger-worthy as it sounds - given that hybrid cars are part-powered by an electric... >>

New Honda ad that jumps out of the screen and on to your iPhone

New Honda ad that jumps out of the screen and on to your iPhone

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Honda, always one for breaking the mould when it comes to TV adverts in the UK, is attempting another UK first - an advert that requires you to download an app prior to the airing to get the most out of it.Created to celebrate the launch of the new Honda... >>

Honda's ASIMO to get new capabilities

Honda's ASIMO to get new capabilities

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Honda has unveiled a series of "cutting-edge intelligence technologies" that improve ASIMO - its humanoid robot. This improvements will enable ASIMO to operate autonomously with people and other ASIMOs, a crucial "co-existing" quality, helping pave ASIMO's... >>

Honda's hybrid crusade

Honda's hybrid crusade

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Honda has confirmed plans to put new green cars into production. The FCX hydrogen fuel cell concept car and a lightweight, hybrid sportscar will both be built – with a production version of the FCX making its debut as early as next month. Speaking today,... >>

Honda CR-V 2.0 i-VTEC
3.0 stars

Honda CR-V 2.0 i-VTEC

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The CR-V has always been a cracking machine, offering a truly car-like driving experience with the ride height and practicality of a 4x4. The last version added great styling, high levels of comfort and relatively low running costs. Unfortunately, the... >>

Honda Accord Tourer 2.4 EX Auto
4.5 stars

Honda Accord Tourer 2.4 EX Auto

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I'll make something clear up front: I'm currently working out what company car I can afford to run, and I was close to discounting the Accord Tourer because it's just out of my budget range. Since having one on test, I’ve decided there are some things... >>

C-Charge Extension Good News For Honda

C-Charge Extension Good News For Honda

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The extension of London’s congestion charge zone will lead to massive growth in the adoption of cleaner hybrid cars, says Honda. Sales forecasts predict there will be over 6500 more low-emission hybrid cars on London’s roads by 2008 – each taking... >>

Honda takes your humble petrol engine green

Honda takes your humble petrol engine green

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Honda has developed a new flexible fuel vehicle (FFV) system that lets normal petrol engines operate on either 100% ethanol or a wide range of ethanol-petrol fuel mixes. Up to now, this has proved a tough nut to crack but the new system is designed to... >>

Honda unviels CBR600RR motorbike

Honda unviels CBR600RR motorbike

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Honda’s new-for-2007 CBR600RR has now been unveiled - and, my, ain’t she pretty? Believe it or not, the CBR600 has been around for 20 years, but the 2007 version is entirely new, with plenty of technology from the MotoGP RC211V variant thrown in for... >>

Honda announce new Civic Type R

Honda announce new Civic Type R

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Details of one of the most anticipated cars of the last few years have finally been released by Honda. The new Civic Type R is one of the first so-called "superhatches", which offers high levels of comfort without compromising on performance or handling.... >>

Honda launches new CR-V at Paris Motor Show

Honda launches new CR-V at Paris Motor Show

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Does Honda’s ambition know no bounds? Fresh from launching the all-new Civic and unveiling the Type-R, the all-conquering Japanese manufacturer will be lifting the lid on its new CR-V at the Paris Motor Show. The September reveal will see the most car-like... >>

Met police add green Honda Hybrids to its fleet

Met police add green Honda Hybrids to its fleet

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The Met Police may be committed to working for a safer London, but now they are also working for a greener London after deciding to add 117 new Honda Civic Hybrids to its 6000-strong fleet. The deal represents the biggest ever British fleet deal for alternative... >>

Honda add free option package to sweeten SCV100 Lead price

Honda add free option package to sweeten SCV100 Lead price

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At around £1399, the Honda SCV100 Lead is one of the best value small scoots you can get. And those lovely people at Honda have sweetened the deal even more by offering a free options package worth 10% of the bike’s normal selling price. If you’re... >>

Honda Civic 2.2 CTDi Sport
4.0 stars

Honda Civic 2.2 CTDi Sport

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If there’s one car that’ll make you change your mind forever about diesels it’s the extraordinary new Honda Civic 2.2 i-CTDi Sport.In truth, the Civic is a gem no matter what combination of fuel and capacity you choose to stuff in the engine bay,... >>

CES 2006: Pocket-lint gets date with Honda robot ASIMO

CES 2006: Pocket-lint gets date with Honda robot ASIMO

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Pocket-lint was lucky enough to finish CES 2006 in Las Vegas with a date with Honda's robot ASIMO in the Robot's first appearance at the show. Standing for Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility the robot is the world's most advanced humanoid robot, with... >>